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Taxon: Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex A. DC.

 
Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae
Nomen number: 14301
Place of publication: Prodr. 8:672. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 30-Aug-1999
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 11 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber); wood (timber)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Transvaal] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


References:

  1. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  7. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  8. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  9. Palmer, E. & N. Pitman Trees of southern Africa. (Trees SAfr)
  10. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex A. DC. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14301. Accessed 17 November 2018.